R&D Engineer - Physical Design in Mountain View, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Synopsys Inc   •  

Mountain View, CA 94035

Industry: Information Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago

Job Description and Requirements

Synopsys is hiring a Senior R&D Engineer for our Logic Library Group in Mountain View, CA. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the following areas:

  • 6+ years of experience with semiconductor process bring up for advanced nodes
  • Cell library architecture co-optimization with process
  • Developing cell design guidelines to optimize PPA and DFM at cell level and design level
  • Optimizing FEOL and BEOL elements to support cell optimization
  • Cell library and process co-optimization with EDA tools and flows
  • SoC design flow bring-up: Develop synthesis, P&R, and verification flows, identifying gaps in tool capabilities and developing enhancement specs for tools
  • Making a case for tool enhancements by developing prototyping scripts/flows to demonstrate their benefit
  • Tuning BEOL elements to optimize power distribution, EM robustness, and RC delays
  • Prediction of SoC level PPA from the above activities
  • Ability to work effectively with geographically distributed R&D teams, and to engage in cross-functional collaborations for optimization across the entire design chain.
  • Effectively articulate ideas and requests to drive such collaborations.
  • Ability and willingness to do hands-on development as well as mentoring and coaching junior R&D engineers to expand their skills.

Valid Through: 2019-10-18